All About Glass

All About Glass

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Jury Statements.
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Bruce, Jane and others. New Glass Review, no. 26, 2005, pp. 68-76, ill. 0275-469X AI65735 Essays by Jane Bruce, Martha Drexler Lynn, Tina Oldknow, and Ruth T. Summers. Jane Bruce mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 122249 p. 68 Tacquard, 87-- 122000 p. 68 Berkower, 5-- 122029 p. 68

Chemical Analyses of Amelung Glasses. Introduction
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 18 (1976), pp. 216-218. AI75479 Digital version linked to "All about Glass" section on CMoG website. Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-35 First part of the article "Chemical

Notes: Iron Age I Glass from Tel Dor, Israel.
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Zorn, Jeffrey R. Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 49 (2007), pp. 256-259, ill. 0075-4250 AI74812 The Corning Museum of Glass Description and analysis of the two finds-- a vessel fragment and an ear plug. Citation listed in the Science Research database. Full text not available.

A Unique Fish-Shaped Glass Vial in the Brooklyn Museum.
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Riefstahl, Elizabeth. Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 14 (1972), pp. 10-14, ill. AI75476 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-61 Includes a summary of the laboratory study of the ancient Egyptian piece from the 18th Dynasty. Also

Lead-Isotope Analyses of Some Asian Glasses.
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Brill, Robert H. Shirahata, Hiroshi. Proceedings of XVII International Congress on Glass, v. 6, Glass Technology, Glass Archeometry, Beijing: Chinese Ceramic Society, 1995, pp. 491-496, ill. AI79232 Book Reference list E: Corning Museum of Glass publications, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses

Crizzling--- A Problem in Glass Conservation.
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Brill, Robert H. Conservation in Archaeology and the Applied Arts, 1975, pp. 121-134, ill. AI73230 Stockholm Congress, I.I.C. Reference list B: Conservation, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, B-4 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by

Jury Statements.
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Clark, Jon and others. New Glass Review, v. 31 (2010), pp. 65-74, ill. 0275-469X AI79769 Essays by Jon Clark, Rosa Barovier Mentasti, Zesty Meyers, and Tina Oldknow. Jon Clark mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 119778 p. 65 Gray, 28-- 116581 p. 65 Sasaki, 83-- 119965 p. 65 McBride,

A Request for Help in the Conservation of Early Stained Glass Windows
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Brill, Robert H. Compte Rendu des Travaux, IX Congrès International du Verre, v.1971, 1971, pp. 51-56, ill. AI75885 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB B097201D-E37E-412D-89C8-C4F9CB9248B3.pdf Technology

Some Notes on Conservation Treatments.
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Brill, Robert H. 8e Colloque du Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi, v. 8, 1972, pp. 35-41, ill. AI79227 Topics include cleaning, restoration, consolidation, and preservation. Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by Backstage Library Works in 2010. Text-searchable

A Chemical-Analytical Round-Robin on Four Synthetic Ancient Glasses.
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Brill, Robert H. IX Congrès International du Verre: Communications Artistiques et Historique (Versailles, 1971), 1972, pp. 93-110. AI73231 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB FF19CC6F-BECD-4CF3-887D-AC891961CE19.pdf Technology

Live-Streamed Studio Demonstration: Emilio Santini (June 24, 2015)
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Watch as Emilio Santini demonstrates for his class, Flameworking for Everybody, which focused on realizing personal creativity through torch work. http://www.cmog.org/event/live-streamed-studio-demonstration-emilio-sant... Emilio Santini was born in Murano, Italy, into a family with 600 years of

Live-Streamed Studio Demonstration: Pablo Soto (June 17, 2015)
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Watch as Pablo Soto demonstrates for his class, Design Within Reach, which is geared toward the intermediate/advanced student seeking to break out of the neo-classical shape universe. http://www.cmog.org/event/live-streamed-studio-demonstration-pablo-soto Pablo Soto lives and works in Penland, NC,

Siraf 70-1: finds incl. pottery / DBW.
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Whitehouse, David, 1941-2013. British Institute of Persian Studies. 139561 Siraf 1970-1 Finds incl. pottery [1970] [80] leaves: ill. (some col.); 27 cm. Title from cover. Many pages are blank. The number 86 is written inside the front cover. Notes from the Sīrāf excavations conducted under the

Behind the Glass Lecture: Ennion and His Legacy: Mold-Blown Glass from Ancient Rome
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Soft drink bottles, drinking glasses and glass Christmas ornaments are part of daily modern life, but their roots can be traced to the ancient world and the legacy of Ennion, the earliest known name of a Roman glass worker. This lecture by the Museum's president and executive director, ancient

Guest Artist Demonstration: Bertil Vallien
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Renowned artist Bertil Vallien demonstrates the art of sandcasting in the Amphitheater Hot Shop using found pieces from The Studio. Vallien gave a lecture on the technique of sandcasting, a process that he is largely responsible for developing, at the Museum on April 20, watch the lecture at http:/

Live-Streamed Studio Demonstration: John Miller (June 10, 2015)
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Watch as John Miller demonstrates making an over-sized glass donut for his class, Hot Glass Sculpting, which explored traditional and nontraditional glassblowing and hot sculpting, including cane, murrini, mold blowing, blown and solid sculpting, inside sculpting, using the hot torch and garage,

The Glassmakers of Firozabad and the Glassmakers of Kapadwanj: Two Pilot Video Projects.
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Brill, Robert H. Annales du 15e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre (Corning, New York, 2001). Nottingham, U.K.: AIHV, 2003, pp. 267-268. AI57408 Book Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-103 Also

A Collaborative Study of Early Glassmaking in Egypt c. 1500 BC.
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Lilyquist, C. Brill, Robert H. Annales du 13e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre. Lochem, the Netherlands: AIHV, 1996, pp. 1-9. AI48473 Pays Bas, the Netherlands, Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 1995 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses

Scientific Research in Early Asian Glass.
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Brill, Robert H. Proceedings of XVII International Congress on Glass, v. 1, Invited Lectures, Beijing: Chinese Ceramic Society, 1995, pp. 270-279, ill. AI42589 Book Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-83 Also available online in the Science

The Fission-Track Dating of Man-made Glasses: Preliminary Results.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 6, 1964, pp. 151-155, ill. AI59261 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-10 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by OCLC Digitization Services in 2008. Text

Don't Go with the Flow! Reports of Liquid Assets of Glass Lack a Solid Foundation.
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Brill, Robert H. The Corning Museum of Glass Newsletter, Spring 2000, pp. [5-6]. AI47798 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-93 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by OCLC Digitization Services in 2008

A Note on the Scientist's Definition of Glass.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 4, 1962, pp. 127-138, ill. AI58057 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-3 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by OCLC Digitization Services in 2008. Text

The Morphology of Weathering on Historical Glasses.
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Brill, Robert H. Rivista della Stazione Sperimentale del Vetro, v. 30, no. 6, Nov./Dec. 2000, pp. 7-8. AI51654 Lecture presented at the conference "The Surface: A Bug in New and Old Glasses-- GS 2000," Venice, Italy, November 6-9, 2000. Also available online in the Science Research

Chemical Analyses of Some Glasses from the Collection of Simon Kwan.
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Brill, Robert H. Early Chinese Glass = Zhongguo gu dai bo li. Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2001, pp. 448-471, ill. AI52933 Book Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB 52E6D5AB-C174-4327-BBA1-DEC5354703AD.pdf Technology CMG

Composición química de algunos vidrios de la Catedral de León.
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Brill, Robert H. Conservación de vidrieras históricas: Análisis y diagnóstico de su deterioro. Restauración, Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute, 1997, pp. 114-131, ill. AI52252 Book Paper presented at international seminar on the deterioration, conservation, and restoration of

An Observation on the Corinth Diatretum.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 6, 1964, pp. 56-58, ill. AI59262 Digital version linked to "All About Glass" section on CMoG website. Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-9 Also available online in the Science Research

An Inlaid Glass Plate in Athens.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 4, 1962, pp. 37-47, ill. AI58058 Digital version linked to "All About Glass" section on CMoG website. Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-4 Also available online in the Science Research

Scientific Investigations of Ancient Asian Glass
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Brill, Robert H. UNESCO Maritime Route of Silk Roads. Report, Nara Symposium '91 Nara, Japan: The Nara International Foundation, 1993, pp. 70-79 AI31384 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB 9C6E6E51-2D0A-402E-A87C-EC3FFF74BB1E.pdf Glass

[Glass casket catalog].
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American Glass Casket Company, Ada, OK, USA. 130378 Ada, Okla.: American Glass Casket Company, [n.d., 1921?] 30 p.: ill.; 28 cm. American Glass Casket Company J.W. Decamp, of Blackwell Oklahoma, is the inventor and patentee of the glass casket. The American Glass Casket Company is only one of

Tripod connector [electronic resource].
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Alesina, Inna, 1969- Rochelle, Chris. Holtzinger, Adam. Minami, Jason. Sheppard, Annette. 132689 2012. 1 computer file. Design concept for tripod connectors that could potentially be used to hold cardboard tubes; Alesina is interested in the juxtaposition of different materials. Photograph of

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